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In Praise of Multiples

 August 6, 2014

The whole point of amateur astronomy is to stare at cool stuff in the sky millions, billions, and trillions-or in the moon's case, just thousands-of miles away. We can view dappled craters on a crescent moon, the rusty glow of Mars, Saturn's distinctive rings,...

April 15: Take a Break from Taxes for a Lunar Eclipse

 April 9, 2014

Along with a visit from the tax man, Tuesday, April 15 brings the first of four consecutive total lunar eclipses (a tetrad) in 2014 and 2015.Tuesday morning's eclipse is followed by another eclipse about six months later on...

March 20: Regulus Occulted

 March 19, 2014

Thursday, March 20 brings two celestial events: the spring equinox and the occultation of Regulus.Anyone who is bitten with the travel bug and does not list sleep as a priority above stargazing can drive a relatively short...

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Free Guided Tour of the Arboretum's Native Plant Collection — 10:00 am; Sat., Aug. 23

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